Central Area Real Estate Market Overview

Could Central Area, Salem, OR be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Central Area. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near ...Central Area such as Northeast Neighbors and East Lancaster. When you’re ready, Trulia has 2 resale and new homes in Central Area lined up for you, including 1 open house, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Central Area show a -35% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Central Area for Jan 20 to Apr 19 was $176,387 based on 1 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Central Area was $174, a decrease of -26% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Central Area has average crime relative to the rest of Marion County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Central Area can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Schools in Central Area

School data is currently unavailable. Use the map above to find the best schools in Central Area.


Get to know your neighbors in Central Area by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Central Area commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
60% commute by car
7% commute by bike
3% commute by public transportation
27% commute by foot

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